Obituaries

Elizabeth Ann Gamble age 50 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at the Morgan County ARH Hospital in West Liberty, Kentucky. She was born October 29, 1964 in Salyersville, Kentucky to the late Ray and Ivory Howard Gamble. Survivors include three brothers; Morris Gamble, Roy Gamble and Johnny Gamble all of Salyersville, Kentucky and ten sisters; Viola Hunley, Lovella Howard, Pauline Bolen, Shirley Hall, Emogene Gamble, Rosetta Allen, Mary Gamble, Nettie Gamble, Rita Faye Gamble and Benita Gaye Gamble all of Salyersville, Kentucky.

Born: Thursday, 10/29/1964
Deceased: Wednesday, 1/07/2015

Orvil Lee “Bull” Blanton age 60 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Monday, January 5, 2015 at the Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville, Kentucky. He was born January 13, 1954 in Floyd County, Kentucky to the late Jim and Reva Charles Blanton. He was the husband of Bonnie Manns Blanton, who survives.

Born: Wednesday, 1/13/1954
Deceased: Monday, 1/05/2015

James Ray Trusty age 56 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Friday, January 2, 2015 at his home. He was born December 13, 1958 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Edna Trusty. Survivors include one son James Trusty, Jr. of Salt Lick, Kentucky, one daughter Melissa Queen of Salyersville, Kentucky, one sister Jessie Workman of Salyersville, Kentucky, and three grandchildren, Steven Trusty, Travis Trusty, and Christopher Trusty.
In addition to his mother, James is preceded in death by one infant brother and one sister Phoebe Simmons.

Born: Saturday, 12/13/1958
Deceased: Friday, 1/02/2015

Elsie Marie Bailey Howard age 80 of Howard Branch Road, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Thursday, January 1, 2015 at the Highlands Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg, Kentucky. She was born November 5, 1934 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Steve and Louanne Shepherd Bailey. She was the wife of Ellis Howard, who survives.

Born: Monday, 11/05/1934
Deceased: Thursday, 1/01/2015

Harold D. Risner age 52 of Bloomington Branch Rd., Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Thursday, January 1, 2015 at the Kings Daughters Medical Center in Ashland, Kentucky. He was born September 6, 1962 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Leck and Hilda Patrick Risner. Survivors include two sons, Scottie Risner and Kevin Risner both of Salyersville, Kentucky, one brother Jimmy Dean Risner of Salyersville, Kentucky, and five sisters; Helen Francis, Nelavene Risner, and Pamela Williams all of Salyersville, Kentucky, Connie Conley of Staffordsville, Kentucky, and Sue Freeman of Mt.

Born: Thursday, 9/06/1962
Deceased: Thursday, 1/01/2015

Timothy Clyde Bostic age 69 of Lexington, Kentucky formerly of Magoffin County, Kentucky passed away Sunday, December 28, 2014 at the St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky. He was born March 7, 1945 in Sharondale, Kentucky to the late Clyde and Audrey Bates Bostic. Tim was the husband of Carol Ann Cerrato Bostic, who survives.

Born: Wednesday, 3/07/1945
Deceased: Sunday, 12/28/2014

Ella Faith Sluss, infant daughter of Tim and Karla Collett Sluss of Salyersville, Kentucky, passed away Saturday, December 27, 2014 at Highlands Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg, Kentucky.
Ella was born Saturday, December 27, 2014 at Highlands Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg, Kentucky.

Born: Saturday, 12/27/2014
Deceased: Saturday, 12/27/2014

Betty Cole, age 79, a resident of Salyersville, Kentucky; passed away Friday, December 26, 2014 at the Community Hospice Center in Ashland, Kentucky.
Mrs. Cole was born February 5, 1935 in Salyersville, Kentucky the daughter of the late Franklin and Lura Shepherd Combs. Also, preceding her in death are sisters, Marie Puckett, Dorothy Combs, and brothers, James, Floyd, Otis, Curtis, and Cecil Combs.
Mrs. Cole enjoyed canning, quilting, and spending quality time with her family and friends.

Born: Tuesday, 2/05/1935
Deceased: Friday, 12/26/2014

Frankie Ann Lovely age 72 of Blaine, Kentucky, formerly of Magoffin County, Kentucky passed away Friday, December 26, 2014 at her home. She was born March 7, 1942 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Johnnie and Lona Wireman Lovely. Survivors include one brother Jimmy Lovely, of Gunlock, Kentucky, three sisters; Nellie Lovely of Gunlock, Kentucky, Wealtha Weatherby and Viney Wireman both of Greenwich, Ohio, several nieces and nephews, several great nieces and nephews, and several great-great nieces and nephews. She was a devoted aunt to her nephew Michael Montgomery.

Born: Saturday, 3/07/1942
Deceased: Friday, 12/26/2014

Olive Leigh Preston Marshall age 88 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Tuesday, December 23, 2014 at the Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville, Kentucky. She was born July 2, 1926 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Thomas Herbert and Lillie Patrick Preston. She is the wife of Afton “Buck” Marshall, who preceded her in death.

Born: Friday, 7/02/1926
Deceased: Tuesday, 12/23/2014

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